Horseradish sour cream sauce recipe – Horseradish is perennial plant that mostly cultivated for its root. Sometimes its flower and leaves can also be used for treatment. This plant belongs to family (the Brassicaceae) which also include mustard, wasabi, cabbage and broccoli. It originated from western Asia and southeastern Europe, now is being cultivated in other parts of Europe and all over U.S.
Horseradish can grow up to 5 feet tall, is cultivated primarily for its large, white, tapered root. It grows well during the winter to force plants into dormancy. It is rugged plant and well adapted to harsh cold weather.
If left undisturbed in the garden, it will grow wildly and spread it root underground and become invasive. It is usually harvested in the fall. Horseradish can be best preserved with refrigeration.
Horseradish is prepared as a condiment for cooking, the root is like garlic root when grated freshly, and it is will make a better dressings, marinades and sauces. It usually mixed with salt, vinegar and sometimes cream to increase it shelve life. Some folks like to add Lemon juice, mustard, mayonnaise and salad dressing to it.
Horseradish root is rich in vitamins, calcium and potassium. In fact a tablespoon of it contains about 4 mg of vitamin C, 8 mg of Calcium and about 37 mg of potassium. Prepared 100g of horseradish gives 48 calories and has high content of vitamin C with moderate content of sodium, folate and dietary fiber.
Horseradish Health Benefits
Horseradish is used for weight loss, live infections, kidney stones, fluid retention, cough, bronchitis, joint pain, gallbladder disorders, sciatic nerve pain, gout, colic, and intestinal worms in children.
Horseradish sour cream sauce recipe is used to prepared horseradish sauce in a common Bloody Mary cocktails and in cocktail sauce, and is used as a plain sour sauce or sandwich spread for bread.
Horseradish cream is a mixture of horseradish and sour cream and is served with au jus for a prime rib dinner.
Horseradish Sour Cream Sauce Recipe & How You Can Prepare It
Below are all you need to prepare your homemade Horseradish sour cream sauce;
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1⁄4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 3⁄4 cup sour cream – my favorite is use fat free!
- 2 tablespoons of freshly prepared horseradish
- 1 whole green onion -green and white parts finely sliced
- 1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
- Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl.
- Cover it and allow it to stand at room temperature about 1 hour for the flavors to permit well.
- Done. You can now refrigerate the leftovers.
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